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Today's News

  • Special series: Your money at work

    Editor’s note: This is the first story in a series about the seven special districts serving Marion County, as identified by the State Auditor’s Office as part of an effort to increase public awareness of how their money is spent. In the coming months, the Enterprise will be taking a closer looking at the special districts that serve Marion County, how they are funded, and what they do for the community.

    Many people take for granted that clean water will come out when they turn on the faucet, but not Barbara May.

  • Bill aimed at improving education

    The 2013 General Assembly Session is nearing its end with the Senate still working hard to ensure important bills and resolutions are being considered and passed. Last week, the Senate addressed issues related to education, victim protection, and drugs, among others.

  • Changes to ‘pill mill’ bill approved

    One of the cardinal rules of every legislative session is that as the calendar gets shorter, the number of working hours each day invariably grows longer.
    Last week, the last full one on the General Assembly’s schedule, proved to be no different.
    It began on a high note, when on Tuesday Gov. Beshear signed into law legislation making some minor but needed changes to last year’s landmark ‘pill mill’ legislation, which has already played a major role in cutting back the illegal tide of prescription drugs that kills three Kentuckians a day.

  • The end of an era

    Laura G. (Dolly) Brock and her late husband, Claude Alex Brock, were the longest, continuous, family-owned county newspaper publishers in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. 
    Dolly, 91, passed away at 5:05 p.m., March 4, 2013.

  • HB 1 will provide transparency and accountability for special districts

    By Tommy Turner
    LaRue County Judge/Executive
    President, Kentucky Association of Counties

  • Inter-County promotes Simple Saver Program

    In an effort to further promote the Simple Saver program, Inter-County Energy   is participating in an outbound calling program through Utility Partners of America (UPA).  Representatives with UPA began contacting Inter-County members in February with an opportunity to receive credit on their electric bill for allowing the co-op to place a load control switch on their air conditional and/or water heater.  UPA will be making the calls on behalf of Inter-County and will handle the installation of the load control switch.  

  • Donations are needed for new renovated center

     

  • 3-13-13 Birthday Announcements
  • 3-13-13 Birth Announcement

     

    Jesse and Sydney Cox of Finley announce the birth of a 9-pound, 7.5-ounce daughter, Allie Marie Cox, born Feb. 6, 2013 at Spring View Hospital, Lebanon.
    Maternal grandparents are Thomas Miller of Gravel Switch and Lottie Miller of Louisiana. Paternal grandparents are Rodger and Betty Cox of Finley. Great-grandparents are Evelyn Burress, Haskell Cox, and Arthur Ozenne.

  • 3-13-13 Senior Citizens Menus

    Monday, March 18: Herb baked chicken, potatoes w/carrots, peas, butterscotch pudding, roll.
    Tuesday, March 19: baked pork chop, buttered corn, lima beans, mandarin oranges, cornbread.
    Wednesday, March 20: Beef Swiss steak, wild rice w/apricots, buttered carrots, strawberries w/bananas, roll.
    Thursday, March 21: Chicken and dumplings, mashed potatoes, buttered spinach, baked apples, bread.
    Friday, March 22: Salmon croquettes, rigatoni and tomatoes, buttered broccoli, banana pudding, roll.